SaddleBrooke Tennis Club Hosts an “On Court” First Aid/CPR Demonstration

SaddleBrooke Tennis Club member and SaddleBrooke TWO Golf Patrol Officer Mike Oberski planned and hosted a First Aid demonstration conducted by the Golder Ranch Fire Station personnel on the SaddleBrooke One main Tennis Center courts on March 20. Providing immediate attention to someone who has collapsed on the tennis court, either from a cardiac arrest or heat-related symptoms, may be critical to their health. It is very important that they get immediate attention after calling 911 to limit the severity of their condition. SaddleBrooke has AED (Automated External Defibrillator) units stationed throughout our community. An AED is used to help those experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. It’s a sophisticated yet easy-to-use medical device that can analyze the heart’s rhythm and, if necessary, deliver an electrical shock to help the heart reestablish an effective rhythm.

Fifty of our Tennis Club members and patrol officers, along with six of the Golder Ranch Fire District personnel, were present for the demo. With the warm weather coming upon us soon, it is good to know that our friends are here to help should we need them in a medical crisis. Thank you, Mike, for helping us learn how to care for our friends in an emergency.